Birth Name: Santi White
Birth Place: Philadelphia
Years Active: 2003-present
Genres: Indie Rock, New Wave, Post-punk, Electronic, Dub
Santigold (born Santi White, September 25, 1976), is an American songwriter, producer and singer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Formerly known as Santogold, she got her stage name in the 1990s from a friend's nickname for her. She worked for Epic Records as an A&R representative, but left the position to co-write and executive produce “How I Do,” the 2001 debut album from the singer Res. Santigold was the singer of the Philadelphia-based punk rock band Stiffed, whose 2003 album, “Sex Sells,” and 2005 album, “Burned Again,” were produced by Bad Brains bassist Darryl Jenifer. While in this group, she was offered a solo contract by Martin Heath of Lizard King Records. In 2007 ...
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